The state formed committees to support implementation of the Common Core standards, Next Generation Science Standards and History-Social Science standards.
From yelling to whispering, a teacher's tone of voice in the classroom affects learning and student behavior, some educators say.
Los Medanos Elementary students learn Common Core concepts in fun ways and excel academically.
PISA tests show a lower-than-average percentage of U.S. students were high-performing in math, while a higher-than-average percentage of U.S. students were below proficient in math last year.
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, or TIMSS, assessed 4th-graders, 8th-graders and advanced 12th-graders in 2015.
Results from standards-aligned tests are closer to NAEP scores, and California's tests were among the more "honest" in assessing student performance, report finds.
Still, only a third of juniors met or exceeded standards in math.
Smarter Balanced scores show some groups exceed average while English learners lag.
Students made gains at all grade levels in math and English language arts.
Students learn by doing through agriculture-themed lessons on a campus farm.
More than 13,000 teachers participated in the second annual event.
2016 reports will show how students progressed from last year to this year.
State officials are considering a number of possible measures.